Strength Training for Faster Swimming

Strength Training for Faster Swimming

by Blythe Lucero
     
 

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Swimming-specific strength training gives competitive swimmers an edge. By strategically incorporating strength training into the swimming routine, better and quicker improvement can be expected. In order to enhance your performance, swimming alone is not enough. An effective strength training is crucial if you want to improve your swimming times. This book shows you…  See more details below

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Swimming-specific strength training gives competitive swimmers an edge. By strategically incorporating strength training into the swimming routine, better and quicker improvement can be expected. In order to enhance your performance, swimming alone is not enough. An effective strength training is crucial if you want to improve your swimming times. This book shows you what types of strength training benefit swimming and how to develop a winning routine. It includes swimspecific strength-training and lots of sample workouts. Read about: • Types of strength training that benefit swimmers • How to develop force, power, explosiveness and stability • What makes strength training count - including transferability, adaptation, orientation, variation, over-training, season planning • Using muscles to move and stabilize • Linking muscle movement • Stages of development Special section with: • Strength training routines for all levels • Strength training circuits for all levels • Shoulder maintenance routine

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841267692
Publisher:
Meyer Meyer Sports
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
9 MB

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Meet the Author

Blythe Lucero has been coaching swimming for more than 25 years. She currently oversees BE AR Swimming, Berkeley Barracudas and Berkeley Aquatic Masters, where she brings her passion for swimming to the development and training of swimmers of all ages, from novice to world class. Blythe grew up in Berkeley, California in a large athletic family. She swam competitively in her youth, achieving All-American status in college. In addition to coaching swimming, she trains Water Safety Instructors for the Red Cross and works in graphic design. "Strength Training for Faster Swimming” is her sixth book, following the three book series "Coach Blythe's Swim Workouts”, the successful book "The 100 Best Swimming Drills”, published in 2007, and "Masters Swimming - A Manual”, published in 2006.

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